From the McArthur
|Mark Wayne Cook|
On July 23 at approximately 11:50
Walker responded to a report of a domestic disturbance at 443 S. Market St. Upon
arrival, Walker and Lt. Neel made contact with Mark Cook, 45 of Columbus.
Walker also made contact with Cindy Cox, the girlfriend of
investigation and speaking with multiple witnesses, Walker and Lt. Neel
determined that Cook did
instigate a domestic disturbance involving Cox. Cook allegedly held
Cox against her will as she
attempted to leave the area.
Walker and Neel attempted to place Cook under
arrest who is alleged to have physically resisted and had
to be subdued by both officers. The Vinton County Court set bond at $5,000 or 10% and Cook remains in custody at the Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail pending
an Aug. 20 arraignment.
felony charge of
abduction by restraint of liberty, misdemeanor
charges of domestic violence, resisting arrest and
disorderly conduct by intoxication were forwarded to the Vinton County Prosecutor’s office for